Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Because the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have performed the commandment of their father which he commanded them, but this people has not listened to me;

New American Standard Bible

Indeed, the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have observed the command of their father which he commanded them, but this people has not listened to Me.’”’

King James Version

Because the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have performed the commandment of their father, which he commanded them; but this people hath not hearkened unto me:

Holman Bible

Yes, the sons of Jonadab son of Rechab carried out their ancestor’s command he gave them, but these people have not obeyed Me.

International Standard Version

Indeed the descendants of Rechab's son Jonadab have carried out the command of their ancestor that he gave them, but this people has not obeyed me."

A Conservative Version

Inasmuch as the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have performed the commandment of their father which he commanded them, but this people has not hearkened to me,

American Standard Version

Forasmuch as the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have performed the commandment of their father which he commanded them, but this people hath not hearkened unto me;

Amplified

Indeed, the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have observed the command of their father which he gave them, but this people has not listened to Me.’”’

Bible in Basic English

Though the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have done the orders of their father which he gave them, this people has not given ear to me:

Darby Translation

Yea, the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have performed the commandment of their father which he commanded them, but this people hath not hearkened unto me;

Julia Smith Translation

For the sons of Jonadab son of Rechab raised up the commands of their father which be commanded them; and this people heard not to me.

King James 2000

Because the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have performed the commandment of their father, which he commanded them; but this people has not hearkened unto me:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the descendants of Jonadab, the son of Rechab, have carried out the command of their ancestor that he commanded them, but this people did not listen to me."

Modern King James verseion

Because the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have done the commandment of their father, which He commanded them; but this people has not listened to Me;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The children of Jonadab Rechab's son have steadfastly kept their father's commandment that he gave them, but this people is not obedient unto me.

NET Bible

Yes, the descendants of Jonadab son of Rechab have carried out the orders that their ancestor gave them. But you people have not obeyed me!

New Heart English Bible

Because the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have performed the commandment of their father which he commanded them, but this people has not listened to me;

The Emphasized Bible

Because the sons of Jonadab son of Rechab have, confirmed, the commandment of their father which he commanded them, - whereas, this people, have not hearkened unto me,

Webster

Because the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have performed the commandment of their father, which he commanded them; but this people hath not hearkened to me:

Youngs Literal Translation

'Because the sons of Jonadab son of Rechab have performed the command of their father, that he commanded them, and this people have not hearkened unto Me,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of Jonadab
יהונדב 
Y@hownadab 
Usage: 7

of Rechab
רכב 
Rekab 
Usage: 13

מצוה 
Mitsvah 
Usage: 181

צוה 
Tsavah 
Usage: 494

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Sin

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

The Faithfulness Of The Rechabites

15 I have sent also to you all my servants the prophets, rising up early and sending them, saying, Return now every man from his evil way, and amend your doings, and don't go after other gods to serve them, and you shall dwell in the land which I have given to you and to your fathers: but you have not inclined your ear, nor listened to me. 16 Because the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have performed the commandment of their father which he commanded them, but this people has not listened to me; 17 therefore thus says Yahweh, the God of Armies, the God of Israel: Behold, I will bring on Judah and on all the inhabitants of Jerusalem all the evil that I have pronounced against them; because I have spoken to them, but they have not heard; and I have called to them, but they have not answered.


Cross References

Malachi 1:6

"A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If I am a father, then where is my honor? And if I am a master, where is the respect due me? Says Yahweh of Armies to you, priests, who despise my name. You say, 'How have we despised your name?'

Jeremiah 35:14

The words of Jonadab the son of Rechab, that he commanded his sons, not to drink wine, are performed; and to this day they drink none, for they obey their father's commandment: but I have spoken to you, rising up early and speaking; and you have not listened to me.

Isaiah 1:3

The ox knows his owner, and the donkey his master's crib; but Israel doesn't know, my people don't consider."

Matthew 11:28-30

"Come to me, all you who labor and are heavily burdened, and I will give you rest.

Luke 15:11-13

He said, "A certain man had two sons.

Luke 15:28-30

But he was angry, and would not go in. Therefore his father came out, and begged him.

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